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Official name : Vernonia sp.
Family : Asteraceae

27 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 29 f
Author(s) : H. Terashima, M. Ichikawa and M. Sawada
Title : The Efe Pygmies and the Balese farmers in the Ituri forest of northeastern Zaire, around Andiri village (N 1.55', E 29.10', alt. c. 1000 m), Zone de Mambasa, Region de Haut-Zaire in : AFLORA on the Web (http://130.54.103.36/aflora.nsf) The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013), the leaves are used for pustules generally called "upele" in Swahili; the leaves, crumpled and heated a little, are applied to them; the treatment is said to cause severe pains while the pustules heal
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Ituri forest of northeastern Zaire)
Vernacular name : pida (Balese, Efe)
Reference HB 25M
Author(s) : Bossard, E.
Title : La médecine traditionnelle au centre et à l'ouest de l'Angola. Ministério da ciênciae da tecnologia. Instituto de investigaçâo cientifica tropical. Lisboa - p. 531 (1996) (ISBN : 972-672-858-4)
Symptoms : H(036), H(099)
Recipes : H(036) vertigo, to pound the tubercle, powder in H2O. VO.3 spoons per day
H(099) epilepsy, to pound the tubercle, to mix with H2O, VO. 3 tea spoons per day
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Bié, Chinguar)
Vernacular name : (i) ndongo (Umbundu)
Reference HB 48
Author(s) : Bussmann Rainer, W., P.Swartzinsky, W. Aserat & P.Evangelista
Title : Plant use in Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Region, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 7:28 (2011)
Symptoms : V(104)
Recipes : Vb(095) leaves of Vernonia sp.(regi) are fed to cattle who have stomach problems to fatten them.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : regi
Reference HB 48
Author(s) : Bussmann Rainer, W., P.Swartzinsky, W. Aserat & P.Evangelista
Title : Plant use in Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Region, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 7:28 (2011)
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) poison; the hairs of Vernonia sp (kadara) can cause eye problems.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : kadara
Reference HB 48
Author(s) : Bussmann Rainer, W., P.Swartzinsky, W. Aserat & P.Evangelista
Title : Plant use in Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Region, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 7:28 (2011)
Symptoms : V(050)
Recipes : Vb(050), crush the leaves of Vernonia sp.( hevicha) and make an extract. Give cattle to drink when they are bloated.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : hevicha
Reference HB 50
Author(s) : Bruschi, P., , M. Morganti, M. Mancini, M. A. Signorini
Title : Traditional healers and laypeople: A qualitative and quantitative approach to local knowledge on medicinal plants in Muda (Mozambique) Journal of Ethnopharmacology 138, 543– 563, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111007276
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) venereal diseases, roots of Vernonia sp. macerated in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Muda)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HD 07
Author(s) : Durand, J.M.
Title : Les plantes bienfaisantes du Ruanda et de l'Urundi. Astrida, Groupe scolaire, 89 p., (1960)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism. (fever) (ubuganga, amaseke), juice of crushed leaves of Vernonia sp., VO. 1 tablespoon Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : uruhombo
Reference HF 03
Author(s) : Flatie, T., T. Gedif, K. Asres, T. Gebre-Mariam
Title : Ethnomedical survey of Berta ethnic group Assosa Zone, Benishangul-Gumuz regional state, mid-west Ethiopia (Medicinal plants reported by household respondents of Berta ethnic group) Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2009, 5:14 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-5-14
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism, leaves of Vernonia sp. (heten), boiled with H2O and sugar is added before it is VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Benishangul-Gumuz regional state, mid-west Ethiopia)
Vernacular name : heten
Reference HF 03
Author(s) : Flatie, T., T. Gedif, K. Asres, T. Gebre-Mariam
Title : Ethnomedical survey of Berta ethnic group Assosa Zone, Benishangul-Gumuz regional state, mid-west Ethiopia (Medicinal plants reported by household respondents of Berta ethnic group) Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2009, 5:14 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-5-14
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, grounded roots of Vernonia sp. (etsene ahuha), dispersed in water and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Benishangul-Gumuz regional state, mid-west Ethiopia)
Vernacular name : etsene ahuha
Reference HG 02
Author(s) : Glover, P.E., J. Stewart & M.D. Gwynne
Title : Masai and Kipsigis notes on East african plants, Part III - Medicinal uses of plants. East African agricultural and forestry journal, 32, 2, 200 - 207, (1966)
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) skin sores, leaves of Vernonia sp., RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 09b
Author(s) : Hamill, F.A., S. Apio, N. K. Mubiru, R. Bukenya-Ziraba, M. Mosango, O. W. Maganyi and D. D. Soejarto
Title : Traditional herbal drugs of Southern Uganda, II: literature analysis and antimicrobial assays, Volume 84, pp. 57 - 78 (2003)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever, paludism, leaves Vernonia jugalis of Vernonia sp., decoction , 200 ml, VO., thrice per day 3 X, not for childeren
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Entebe
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 11
Author(s) : Haxaire Claudie (Pharmacienne)
Title : Phytothérapie et Médecine Familiale chez les Gbaya-Kara (République Centrafricaine) Thèse de doctorat, Université de Paris, Fac. Pharmacie., 320 p., (1979)
Symptoms : H(014), H(038), H(078), H(135)
Recipes : H(014) itch, bath in a decoction of barks of a partial mixing of Vernonia sp., Leocus lageriocalix
H(038) urethra, VO. decoction young stems of a partial mixing of Cassia occidentalis, Indigofera spicata , Merremia sp, Mostuea brunomis, Vernonia sp., Ximenia americana , roots, Combretum racemosum
H(078) tumour testicle, VO., roots decoction of a partial mixing of Aframomum aulococarpus, Ectadiopsis oblongifolia , Trema orientalis , Triclisia macrophylla , Strychnos spinosa , Vernonia sp., Rauvolfia vomitora, Orthopichonia pycnantha
H(135), indigestion from damaged food, ONS., RNS., VO. of a partial mixing of Allium cepa , Cassia occidentalis, Terminalia laxiflora , Vernonia sp.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. not transposable
Reference HK 21
Author(s) : Kayonga, A. & F. X. Habiyaremye
Title : Médecine traditionnelle et plantes médicinales rwandaises. Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques de la flore rwandaise.Préfecture de Gisenyi.Univ. Nat. Rwanda Centre universitaire de recherche sur la pharmacopée et la médecine traditionnelle, CURPHAMETRA, inédit, 121p., (1987)
Symptoms : H(126), H(127)
Recipes : H(126) or H(127), leaves Lantana trifolia , Vernonia lasiopus, Vernonia sp., Vernonia thomsoniana, fruit Sorghum caudatum, pounded + H2O, extract, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : uruhombo
Reference HK 22
Author(s) : Kerharo, J. & A. Bouquet
Title : Plantes médicinales et toxiques de la Côte-d'Ivoire - Haute-Volta.Mission d'étude de la pharmacopée indigène en A.O.F. Editions Vigot Frères, Paris, 300 p., (1950)
Symptoms : H(051), H(113)
Recipes : H(051), H(113), pulp leaves, decoction, VO. + friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : bidali (Krou)
Reference HK 54
Author(s) : Kamatenesi, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa, A. Acipa
Title : Medicinal plants of Otwal and Ngai Sub Counties in Oyam District, Nothern Uganda Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine (2011), 7:7 doi: 10.1186/1746-4269-7-7
Symptoms : H(109)
Recipes : H(109) back bone disease, crused leaves, roots, boiled , heated over fire, extract drunk, heated leaves massage body twice a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HK 79
Author(s) : Kimpouni, V., M-Y Lenga-Sacadura, J. C. Mamboueni, E. N.Mikoko
Title : Phytodiversite et Pharmacopée Traditionnelle de la communauté Kaamba de Madingou (Bouenza - Congo) European Scientific Journal, Vol.14, No.3, January 2018 edition URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.19044/esj.2018.v14n3p191
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104, 7) abdominal pain, to chew the leaves of Vernonia sp. drink the juice and reject the remaining parts
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville)
Vernacular name : lubangubangu ya kento
Reference HL 29
Author(s) : Lestrade, A
Title : La médecine indigène au Ruanda et Lexique des termes médicaux français - urunyarwanda Mémoire présenté à la séance du 20 décembre 1954. de l'Académie Royale des Sciences Coloniales de Belgique
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound: crushed leaves of Vernonia sp. (umuvumavumo). are spread over the wound.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umuvumavumo (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HM 39
Author(s) : Medley, K
Title : Extractive forest resources of the Tana river national primate reserve, Kenya Economic Botany 47 (2) pp. 171-183. (1993)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt. Kenya and the Aberdare mountain range)
Vernacular name : lufacho (Pokomo)
Reference HN 04
Author(s) : Ndayitwayeko, A. & V. Ntungwanayo
Title : Contribution à l'étude de plantes médicinales dans la région de Mugamba. (Commune Mugamba). Mémoire de licence, Univ. Burundi, Fac. Sc., 129 p., (1978)
Symptoms : H(055)
Recipes : H(055), Vernonia sp., ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HO 11
Author(s) : Otieno, J. N., K. M. M. Hosea, H. V. Lyaruu & R. L. A. Mahunnah.
Title : Multi-Plant or Single-Plant extracts, whichs is the most effective for local healing in Tanzania? African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines Volume 5 (2): 165 - 172, (2008)
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) amoebic dysentery, principaly roots extracts of Cissus rotundifolia, Vernonia sp, Boscia angustifolia, Kigelia africana, Cyphostemma orondo, RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (people in Lake Victoria basin)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors